The Lords of Gondor have returned. Sean Bean has been cast as the lead character, Roman Catholic priest Father Michael Kerrigan, in the Broken TV show for BBC One. A Game of Thrones alum, Bean recently starred as Martin Odom on Legends, which was cancelled after two seasons on TNT, in December 2015. He plays John Marlott in ITV’s series, The Frankenstein Chronicles, which is set to air on A&E, stateside.
A six-episode drama series, Broken (working title) comes from writer Jimmy McGovern, creator of BBC One’s Accused TV series, on which Bean guest-starred as Tracie Tremarco. Colin McKeown and Donna Molloy are executive producing for LA Productions. Bean is also executive producing, with Ashley Pearce and Noreen Kershaw directing. Lucy Richer is executive producing for the BBC. Get the details from the BBC press release.
A state-of-the-nation drama, BBC One commissioned or ordered Broken to series, in December 2015.
What do you think? Do you like the sound of the Broken TV series? Will you tune in to see Sean Bean in the first season on BBC One?